The 2018 National Symposium, the Church's Role in Education Equity, is coming January 16-18, 2018 to Trinity Cathedral, Columbia, SC. Open to any person or team of people who are interested in learning, connecting, and sharing ideas about how communities of faith can and do effectively support public education in their cities, states, and across the nation What can I expect? An ecumenical event grounded in worship and prayer. Informative, interactive programming. Dedicated e
Join the movement for education justice by attending our fall regional forum in Cape Cod, MA on October 21, 2017. Co-sponsored by St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Barnstable – this event will leave participants with hope and encouragement that together, we can effect the change we seek: a deep commitment to education equity as part of God’s dream and the church’s mission. Listen. Learn. Connect. Act. Reflect. To sign up to receive updates and get notified when registration is ope
The Executive Committee is now accepting grant applications from Province I members for mission-oriented projects or programs. Grants of $500-$2,500 are available for collaborative projects/programs that involve two or more Province I dioceses. Proposals are accepted throughout the year until funds are exhausted and will be reviewed during the monthly Executive Committee Meeting, usually the second Thursday of the month. We anticipate that most projects/programs will occur w
RI Center for Reconciliation - $2500 - The Center for Reconciliation (CFR) will create traveling exhibits that can be used around its Diocese and with churches throughout Province 1 to spread the message of racial reconciliation and its role and importance within the Episcopal Church. In keeping with the Presiding Bishop’s emphasis on reconciliation, we seek to create experiences that enable people to connect with God and find inspiration and support for the work of racial r
Awareness of the presence of God, in the other Willingness to listen deeply Absence of a defined agenda other than to speak the truth in love Willingness to say, “I don’t know” Capacity for silence in between the words Acknowledging the limits of what I know about the other Allowing for the possibility that what will be said has never been said before Willingness to be changed by the encounter
Starting today, and every day this week, phone your members of Congress to tell them that you want the US to be a welcoming country for refugees. Call 1-844-4STAND5 (1-844-478-2635) Please call this number 3 times to connect to your two Senators and Representative. Ask your friends and your family to join in calling this week by going to this website: http://www.standwithrefugees.us/ Join the movement and get your friends to do the same!
The Maine Episcopal Network for Justice, in partnership with The Episcopal Church's Office of Social Justice and the Diocese of New Hampshire, will host a workshop with the Rev. Alexia Salvatierra at the Barbara C. Harris Camp and Conference Center on Friday, September 15 and Saturday, September 16. A Lutheran pastor, Salvatierra is the author of Faith-Rooted Organizing: Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World. This workshop, open to all Episcopalians in New England, wi